actually both posts for this word are incorrect. Although you mean very well there isn't a caucasian-American. A hyphenated American is someone who is a citizen but was born in another country or can trace their origin back to that county.
Tatiana was born here in the United States. Her mother was born in Africa. Tatiana is African-American. This is a hyphenated american. Which makes up hyphenated america
by cheergirl17 February 09, 2012